Whether you’re reading this on a Friday or not, flashbacks are always fun!
We’d like to take you back with some of our favorite ‘80s one-hit wonders. Now, we know the term “one-hit wonder” isn’t always the kindest of terms, but there’s a reason the charts were kinds to these eight songs.
Autograph – “Turn Up The Radio” (1984)
Music video by Autograph performing Turn up the Radio. (C) 1984 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
L.A. Guns – “The Ballad of Jayne” (1989)
Music video by L.A. Guns performing The Ballad Of Jayne. (C) 1989 Universal Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Vixen – “Edge Of A Broken Heart” (1988)
Music video by Vixen performing Edge Of A Broken Heart.
Red Rider – “Lunatic Fringe” (1981)
Music video by Red Rider performing Lunatic Fringe.
Faster Pussycat – “House of Pain” (1989)
House Of Pain (Video) by Faster Pussycat (c) 1989 Elektra Entertainment for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
Pretty Boy Floyd – “Rock and Roll (Is Gonna Set the Night on Fire)” (1989)
Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group North America Rock & Roll (Is Gonna Set The Night On Fire) · Pretty Boy Floyd Leather Boyz With Electric Toyz ℗ ℗ 1989 UMG Recordings, Inc. Released on: 1989-01-01 Author, Composer: Pretty Boy Floyd Auto-generated by YouTube.
JETBOY – “Feel The Shake” (1988)
JETBOY - Feel The Shake [Official Music Video] from the album "Feel the Shake" (1988)
Vinnie Vincent Invasion – “Boyz Are Gonna Rock” (1986)
Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Boyz Are Gonna Rock (2003 Digital Remaster) · Vinnie Invasions Vincent Vinnie Vincent Invasion ℗ 1986, 2003 Capitol Records, LLC. All rights reserved. Producer: Vinnie Vincent Mixer: George Tutko Producer: Dana Strum Assistant: Kevin Smith Digital Remastering Engineer: Robert Norberg Assistant: Curtis Drake Recording Engineer: Mickey Davis Composer, Arranger: Vinnie Vincent Arranger: Dana Strum Auto-generated by YouTube.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.